Thursday, September 28, 2023

Divorce during a pandemic, home sales amid the coronavirus, cancer treatments and more. Here are some of the stories you may have missed

With dozens of local coronavirus stories every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Here are some of WYDaily’s most-read stories so you can get in on the conversation.

Divorce during the pandemic

While the coronavirus keeps many people trapped in their homes, it’s also putting pressure on marriages and families. READ MORE

Will the pandemic cause more divorces? It’s hard to tell

Home sales amid the coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to create an uncertain economy, local real estate companies are still seeing just as many clients—but virtually. READ MORE

Coronavirus pandemic could change the real estate market in the area

Hotels, homeless

Multiple industries have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the local hotel business is no exception. READ MORE

Hotels are adapting to the pandemic, some by helping the homeless

Cancer treatments

The coronavirus pandemic can be scary for anyone, but patients with cancer are having to take extra precautions. READ MORE

Cancer doesn’t stop for the coronavirus, and patients are more at risk as a result


Adjustments during the coronavirus had to be made, even during end-of-life care when the simple presence and touch of another person, a loved one, can pacify fear and create peace, even for the last time. READ MORE

How has hospice care changed during the coronavirus?

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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